Cleveland, Ohio (WOIO) – In a tragic incident, a seven-year-old girl was urgently taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head. The Cleveland police promptly arrived at the residence located in the 3300 block of E. 128th Street, situated in the city’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood.
Preliminary investigations suggest that the young girl may have been accidentally shot by her younger brother. The exact circumstances leading up to the incident are currently being examined by the police, and further details are awaited.
Cleveland EMS swiftly transported the injured child to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, where she is currently listed in critical condition. The medical team is working diligently to provide the necessary care and treatment.
This unfortunate incident highlights the importance of firearm safety, particularly when there are children present. It serves as a reminder of the need for responsible gun ownership, secure storage of firearms, and the implementation of measures to prevent access to firearms by children.
Law enforcement authorities will continue their investigation to ascertain the precise details and determine any potential legal implications surrounding the incident. Source